As ESL and ELD programs are becoming more common, some clear patterns are emerging. One of the best things you can do when working with ESL students is recognize the importance of their own native culture. When you create lesson plans that deal with things students can recognize in their own native language, students are more open to the learning process.
One of the best ways to reach ESL students is to place their cultural traditions in context. One of the best ways to do this is to share holiday traditions from around the world. For example, people all over the world have different ways of celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving and Easter. While traditions may vary, certain elements unite people from all over the world. Holidays are a great time to teach students new English vocabulary words. No matter if you're teaching English to native speakers, or you're teaching to students from around the world, it's a good idea to keep your lesson plans fresh. As the new school year approaches, teachers look for new ways to present lesson plans and materials. If you're working with ESL students, you're dealing with a communication barrier that must be addressed through your lesson plans.
One of the main tasks for ESL teachers is to build up the confidence of international students. This confidence boost helps students to take risks and also encourages them to reach for higher levels of learning. This is also true if you are teaching English abroad, which is what more and more English teachers are looking to become certified to do. Another great way to encourage learning among ESL students is to involve family members. Many ESL teachers organize family nights and other special events. This is a great way for students to see the diversity of their fellow classmates. In addition, parents have the opportunity to meet one another and often form friendships and support systems that last for years to come. This is also a great opportunity to encourage people of all ages to practice their conversational English skills.
English teacher, 29, at $38,000-a-year New Jersey prep school had \'sex with her 16-year-old student in a park after telling him "I want your hands on me" in a Snapchat message\'
A 29-year-old teacher was arrested after she allegedly had sex with a 16-year-old student in a park this past spring. Alyssia Marie Reddy was arrested Friday for institutional sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, criminal use of a communication ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:29:00 GMT
Program teaching prep students a second language achieving \'phenomenal\' results
It is the first year the Japanese teacher has taught younger students, but she said their memory and retention ... "It's a lot of oral language, so I mimic the way children learn English. "Between [ages] eight and 12 we lose that ability to mimic sounds ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:47:00 GMT
MISD makes strides in bilingual/ESL education
There are 38 languages spoken at the homes of MISD students, according to the district. The district?s goal, according to Carrillo-Rowley, is to teach English ?as well as possible.? Steps have been taken to help the district reach this goal.
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
New books: English teachers must know what to teach, says PAGE
... from the low-income community that they were capable of picking up English quickly and adapting well. He said teachers need to have lots of patience and time to teach their students to expect good results. ?The key is getting children to read.?
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:28:00 GMT
Blind teacher wins top scholarship for social work
?I had to try 10 times harder than other students and had to learn via Braille textbooks, of which there were few. I had to take more time to study, and every evening when I returned to my dorm at the Nguyen Dinh Chieu school, teachers and student ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:38:00 GMT
Milan maths teacher finalist for Global Teacher Prize
Carimali, who teaches at the public Vittorio Veneto scientific high school, uses teaching methods that include combining classes of students and different disciplines such as theatre to allow students at different levels to interact and grow together.
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:46:00 GMT
English teacher arrested for taking student to the park to have sex, police say
A former high school English teacher is accused of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a male student. Alyssia Marie Reddy was arrested in Maryland on Friday and charged with institutional sexual assault and unlawful contact with a minor ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:13:00 GMT
English teachers training to develop interest of government schools students in English language
AMRITSAR :With an aim to improve English language of government schools students, eighty eight teachers were given one day training on Tuesday to hone their English language skills. District coordinator Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) , English ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:48:00 GMT
Dual language learning programs to help non-English speaking students
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) ? Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill to give school districts more flexibility in how they teach students trying to learn English. The Language Opportunity for Our Kids bill, also called the ?LOOK? bill, will ensure English ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:32:00 GMT
Education Students Boost Reading Skills of English Language Learners at Elementary School
Tina Howlett, an assistant professor of teaching English to speakers of other languages, had noticed that many of her students did not have direct experiences working with diverse student populations. So, she built a service-learning component into one of ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:04:00 GMT